The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 119 132 129
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 42 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.42% 1.00% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.04% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 29
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,700 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Scotland region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Trend in Scotland

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Histogram in Scotland

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 17 £33,000 +10.00% 2
Glasgow -21 12 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Dundee -4 11 £30,000 +11.11%
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Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 95 (97.94%) HTML
1 95 (97.94%) CSS
2 93 (95.88%) JavaScript
3 68 (70.10%) Front End Development
4 63 (64.95%) HTML5
5 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (54.64%) CSS3
7 45 (46.39%) AngularJS
8 44 (45.36%) jQuery
9 37 (38.14%) Sass
10 35 (36.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 32 (32.99%) User Experience
12 22 (22.68%) CMS
13 20 (20.62%) Backbone.js
14 19 (19.59%) TDD
15 17 (17.53%) LESS
16 16 (16.49%) Web Development
16 16 (16.49%) Degree
17 15 (15.46%) .NET
17 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
17 15 (15.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (14.43%) Refactoring
19 13 (13.40%) OO
19 13 (13.40%) E-Commerce
19 13 (13.40%) PHP
20 12 (12.37%) Unit Testing
20 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
20 12 (12.37%) gulp
21 11 (11.34%) Cegedim Rx
21 11 (11.34%) Grunt

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (22.68%) CMS
2 10 (10.31%) Drupal
3 9 (9.28%) Node.js
4 5 (5.15%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.12%) WordPress
6 2 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.03%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (7.22%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.09%) IaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.03%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.03%) Heroku
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.03%) MySQL
1 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
1 12 (12.37%) gulp
2 11 (11.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 11 (11.34%) Grunt
3 7 (7.22%) Subversion
4 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.15%) WebStorm
5 4 (4.12%) Bower
6 3 (3.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (3.09%) JIRA
6 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.06%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.06%) Selenium
7 2 (2.06%) Xcode
8 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (10.31%) Banking
2 8 (8.25%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (97.94%) CSS
1 95 (97.94%) HTML
2 63 (64.95%) HTML5
3 53 (54.64%) CSS3
4 45 (46.39%) AngularJS
5 44 (45.36%) jQuery
6 37 (38.14%) Sass
7 20 (20.62%) Backbone.js
8 17 (17.53%) LESS
9 15 (15.46%) .NET
9 15 (15.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (11.34%) PhoneGap
11 10 (10.31%) Ajax
11 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
11 10 (10.31%) React
11 10 (10.31%) RESTful
12 8 (8.25%) Apache Cordova
13 6 (6.19%) Ember.js
14 5 (5.15%) JSON
15 4 (4.12%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.99%) User Experience
2 11 (11.34%) NHS
3 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.12%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.09%) Animation
5 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Android
2 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (70.10%) Front End Development
2 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (19.59%) TDD
5 16 (16.49%) Web Development
6 14 (14.43%) Refactoring
7 13 (13.40%) E-Commerce
7 13 (13.40%) OO
8 12 (12.37%) Unit Testing
9 11 (11.34%) Content Management
9 11 (11.34%) Data Entry
9 11 (11.34%) OOP
9 11 (11.34%) Workflow
10 10 (10.31%) Mobile First
10 10 (10.31%) Open Source
11 8 (8.25%) Web Design
12 7 (7.22%) Mobile Development
12 7 (7.22%) MVC
13 5 (5.15%) Automated Testing
13 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 93 (95.88%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.40%) PHP
3 6 (6.19%) Java
4 4 (4.12%) C#
4 4 (4.12%) SQL
5 3 (3.09%) Groovy
6 2 (2.06%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.06%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) Cegedim Rx
3 10 (10.31%) Adobe
4 4 (4.12%) Zend
5 3 (3.09%) Twitter
6 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.03%) Cognos
7 1 (1.03%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle
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